Aug 29 - TN COVID Update: 6352 New Cases | 87 New Deaths | Total - 415,590 Cases & 7137 Deaths
Galatta | Aug 29, 2020, 06:29 pm
It is that time of the day when the official numbers of the COVID-19 cases are released and here we bring it for you along with a comprehensive round-up of all the details! The numbers have been remaining steadily high for quite a while now but has crossed the 6000 mark today! The last 24 hours show that Tamil Nadu has had 6352 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 415,590! Of these, 1285 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 133,173! Kancheepuram has recorded 241 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 16950, while 2003 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 25366 total cases of which 2601 are currently active and Thiruvallur has recorded a total of 24191 cases with 1655 of them being currently active. Coimbatore alone has recorded 491 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Salem registered 432 new cases and Cuddalore has recorded 420 new cases!
There have been 87 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 7137. The number of deaths per day has finally come down below 100! As of now, Chennai is the district with the most number of COVID cases recorded so far, in the state and has 133,173 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 52,726 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 13,653! There have been 6045 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 355,727. There have been 80,988 new samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 4,654,797 tests, which is still the highest for any state in our country!
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Check out the district-wise infected cases and detailed stats of recovered people here: